Free Webinars to Help You Stay Connected During COVID-19

  • by AGD Staff
  • Apr 6, 2020
AGD has developed a series of free webinars to help answer questions about the impact of the coronavirus on general dentistry. The series, “Staying Connected During COVID-19,” will run over the next several weeks as this crisis continues. New speakers will offer insights and address topics related to practice closures and reopenings, human resources and staffing needs, financial support, and more. Register today.

COVID-19 and EIDL and PPP — What You Need to Know Now
Monday, April 6, 2020: 7:30 p.m. CDT
Heidi K. Abegg, JD

Description: The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act that was signed into law March 27, 2020, contains almost $350 billion in financial relief opportunities for small businesses, including dentists, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Heidi K. Abegg, JD, senior counsel at Webster, Chamberlain & Bean, LLP, Washington, D.C., will help you navigate your options, understand the process, gather what you need to apply and tell you where to apply for the various financial relief options, including forgivable loans. This financial relief has both caps to the amounts that will be paid out as well as deadlines. 

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COVID-19 and General Dentistry — Impact and Mitigation (Part 2)
Tuesday, April 7, 2020: 7:30 p.m. CDT
Larry Williams, DDS, MPH, MAGD, ABGD
Connie L. White, DDS, FAGD
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS

Description: This panel discussion will provide a comprehensive look at how COVID-19 has impacted general dentistry. Areas planned for discussion include how this pandemic has affected the dental assistant community, how our practices may be impacted by legal issues and the support that is being made available by AGD. It will also include updates on any government stimulus programs that may have become available. Larry Williams, DDS, MPH, MAGD, ABGD, will act as moderator.

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COVID-19 and General Dentistry — Infection Control Strategies
Thursday, April 9: 2–3:30 p.m. CDT (live broadcast) and 7–8:30 p.m. CDT (rebroadcast with live Q&A)
Nancy Dewhirst, RDH, BS

Description: This webinar will address dental safety issues during the COVID-19 outbreak. The science of COVID-19 and infection control strategies will be discussed in the context of risk assessment, patient screening and treatment and crisis-related adjustments in protocol.

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act & Dentistry: Understanding Programs That Could Assist You and Your Practice
Monday, April 13, 2020: 2:00 p.m. CDT (Live) Monday, April 13, 2020- 7:00 p.m. CDT (Rebroadcast w/ Live Q/A) 

Description: This webinar will provide an overview of programs associated with the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act pertinent to AGD members. Information covered will include: the Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and the SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans (EIDL) and ways to apply; how to qualify for SBA loan forgiveness; changes to IRA/retirement plan requirements; and the employee tax retention credit. In addition, the webinar will address the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA), which gives dental practices funds to provide employees with paid sick leave and family and medical leave related to COVID-19.

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AGD is also offering many other live webinars for your benefit, many of them free to members. Check out the full listing of offerings as well as the recorded webinars.